City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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  Qualifications

  • Age 17 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Unrestricted 20/20 eyesight (vision correctable to 20/20 accepted) with no color blindness
  • Valid driver’s license at time of background investigation; must be able to obtain an Illinois commercial driver’s license if required by the functional area

  Salary*

  • 1st Year....................... $18.07 per hour
  • 2nd Year..................... $22.59 per hour
  • 3rd Year...................... $29.37 per hour
  • 4th Year...................... $33.89 per hour
  • 1st Year Journeyman.... $40.66 per hour
  • Journeyman................. $45.18 per hour
* Subject to change pursuant to collective bargaining.

  Benefits

  • Vacation, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Overtime Pay, Personal Days
  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Safety Equipment and Inclement Weather Clothing

   Process

    1. Employment application – all applicants must submit a City of Springfield Employment application
    2. Orientation (optional)
    3. Oral interviews
    4. Written exam
    5. Mandatory climbing orientation (for Lineman/Substation candidates only)
    6. Background investigation
    7. Medical exam, drug screening and functional capacity evaluation